The Benefice Psalm 138 Said Services Today 1 I will give thanks to you, O Lord, with my of Ninth Sunday after Trinity whole heart; ♦ before the gods will I sing praise to you. Ross with Walford 8.00am Holy Communion - Ross The Rev‟d Sarah Jones 2 I will bow down towards your holy Newsletter temple and praise your name, 9.30am Sung Eucharist - Ross because of your love and faithfulness; ♦ NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY The Rev‟d Sarah Jones and for you have glorified your name and your word above all things. 21st August 2011 Canon Freda Davies Setting: New English Mass - Appleford 3 In the day that I called to you, you We offer a warm welcome to everyone at our services today answered me; ♦ Introit: 422 Tell out, my soul, the you put new strength in my soul. R We are now two thirds of the way to keep up contact with Facebook, greatness of the Lord through the school summer holidays Twitter and the rest. The opportunity 4 All the kings of the earth shall praise you, and I am sure that teachers and for true relaxation is lost because we Psalm: 138 said O Lord, ♦ students alike are developing that remain in the world of consumerism Gradual: 118 Firmly I believe and truly for they have heard the words of your mouth. „back to school‟ feeling. and self-gratification. Offertory: 233 O thou who camest from Until the early twentieth century there When Jesus healed on the Sabbath he above 5 They shall sing of the ways of the Lord, ♦ that great is the glory of the Lord. were few opportunities for rest and did so in order to help those in need Post Com: 170 The Church‟s one relaxation for ordinary people. They and to show the Pharisees that here foundation 6 Though the Lord be high, he watches over might have had a day off on either has to be a sense of proportion in the lowly; ♦ side of the main religious festivals, everything. When He rested it was so as for the proud, he regards them from 6.30pm Evensong- Walford afar. R they might be given time off when the that He would be better able to Dr Derek Glover weather prevented the normal pattern continue His work. One writer speaks 7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, of work on the land, and good of relaxation in order to secure „ the you will preserve me; ♦ employers might allow compassionate harmonious working of all the faculties you will stretch forth your hand against leave when family tragedy struck. and affections‟. the fury of my enemies; Do join us for coffee in your right hand will save me. But we do need our rest – God Maybe as Jesus did, we should St Mary’s hall after the 8 The Lord shall make good his purpose for r ecognised this in the tenth consider the deeper purposes of our 9.30 Eucharist me; ♦ commandment, Job sought it in holiday spells. For many in the world your loving-kindness, O Lord, endures for handling his problems and Jesus in his the idea of rest can only be a distant ever; sadness at the death of John sought dream. We have a Bank Holiday forsake not the work of your hands. peace away from the crowds, and coming up and however brief this may again when those very crowds seem, it is an opportunity to recharge For our prayers this week : Glory to the Father and to the Son pressed in he wanted to go to the the human battery so that we can then and to the Holy Spirit; other side of the lake. function as God would want us to do we remember those who have died: as it was in the beginning, when we go back to our real world. Thomas Thomas, Eric Burford, Audrey The problem is that there has been a is now and shall be for ever, Amen Cannings and we pray for their families. marked change in the last century. It is Derek now almost a badge of honour to carry the Blackberry to the beach, or Office Hours this coming week: Monday to Friday 9am 12 noon The Rev‟d Sarah Jones 01989 562175 - not Tuesday Tel: 01989 562175 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Rev‟d Jill Talbot-Ponsonby 01989 565003 - Tuesday Today’s Collect Second Reading: Romans 12.1-8 prevail against it. I will give you the keys Now that the 100 club has its first of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever winners, we're now into the next draw so Gracious Father, I appeal to you therefore, brothers and you bind on earth will be bound in could all club members hand their £4 per revive your Church in our day, sisters, by the mercies of God, to present heaven, and whatever you loose on earth number to Jules before the end of August and make her holy, strong and faithful, your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and will be loosed in heaven.‟ Then he sternly please. for your glory‟s sake acceptable to God, which is your spiritual ordered the disciples not to tell anyone in Jesus Christ our Lord. worship. Do not be conformed to this Next Acoustic Concert that he was the Messiah. world, but be transformed by the Canadian singer-songwriter Annabelle renewing of your minds, so that you may Chvostek will play The Phoenix on Today’s readings discern what is the will of God – what is Saturday 3rd September. All profits will good and acceptable and perfect. For by Notices go to St Mary‟s church. Annabelle plays First Reading: Isaiah 51.1-6 the grace given to me I say to everyone fiddle, guitar and mandolin and has one among you not to think of yourself more Mid-week Communion in Ross of the richest singing voices on the Listen to me, you that pursue highly than you ought to think, but to think Thursday at 10am. worldwide acoustic music scene. . The righteousness, with sober judgement, each according to three previous Ross Roots concerts have you that seek the LORD. St. Michael and All Angel’s Church the measure of faith that God has Fundraiser sold out so do book your tickets now for Look to the rock from which you were assigned. For as in one body we have this special evening with this hugely hewn, Movie night “Cry The Beloved Country” many members, and not all the members Wednesday14th Sept, 2011 7.30pm talented musician. Tickets available at and to the quarry from which you were have the same function, so we, who are Rossiter Books or at http:// dug. St. Mary‟s Church Hall. many, are one body in Christ, and £7.50 includes a glass of wine/ soft drink www.ticketsource.co.uk/ Look to Abraham your father individually we are members one of event/15536 Sarah and to Sarah who bore you; Wendy Alston another. We have gifts that differ for he was but one when I called him, according to the grace given to us: The Great Ride & Stride 2011, Saturday House For Duty Priest Meeting but I blessed him and made him many. prophecy, in proportion to faith; ministry, 10 September . Cycle or walk between There will be a meeting in Ross on For the LORD will comfort Zion; in ministering; the teacher, in teaching; the the churches in your area. Half the Monday 5th September 7.30pm - 9.30pm he will comfort all her waste places, exhorter, in exhortation; the giver, in sponsorship raised goes to Herefordshire to begin to plan for the recruitment of our and will make her wilderness like Eden, generosity; the leader, in diligence; the Historic Churches Trust, half to the church new House For Duty Priest who will work her desert like the garden of the LORD; of your choice. For more information and across the benefice. Venue to be compassionate, in cheerfulness. joy and gladness will be found in her, sponsorship forms speak to Tim Waters, confirmed. Please do come if you can. thanksgiving and the voice of song. tel. no. 01989 563403 Sarah Listen to me, my people, Gospel Reading: Matthew 16.13–20 Christmas Tree Festival A Meeting for and give heed to me, my nation; anyone interested will be on 23 August at When Jesus came into the district of for a teaching will go out from me, "Angels" 36 Broad St. If you have any and my justice for a light to the peoples. Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, ideas or would like to help do please Services next Sunday „Who do people say that the Son of Man I will bring near my deliverance swiftly, is?‟ And they said, „Some say John the come along. More info. from Jules 28th August my salvation has gone out Baptist, but others Elijah, and still others If you can do so, please deliver a copy and my arms will rule the peoples; Jeremiah or one of the prophets.‟ He said of this newsletter to someone whom the coastlands wait for me, to them, „But who do you say that I am?‟ 8.00am Holy Communion - Ross and for my arm they hope. you know wasn’t able to come to Simon Peter answered, „You are the Church today. Lift up your eyes to the heavens, 9.30am All Age Eucharist - Messiah, the Son of the living God.‟ And and look at the earth beneath; Jesus answered him, „Blessed are you, Please note the current and past copies Ross for the heavens will vanish like smoke, Simon son of Jonah! For flesh and blood of the newsletter are to be found on the earth will wear out like a garment, has not revealed this to you, but my http://www.rtm.org.uk/ and those who live on it will die like gnats; Father in heaven. 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